DUNE. It’s been dubbed the “bible of science fiction.” Since its publication in 1965, Dune has captivated the minds of fantasy readers across the world. It is a story that was ahead of its time, and even now in 2020, it still holds true. It’s the source of countless pop culture references, and was the inspiration for Star Wars (I use the term inspiration loosely). Dune stans are almost as fanatic as the Fremen when it comes to worshiping their god – Frank Herbert – the man behind the six-novel series. Let me try to explain why. Dune is a bird’s-eye-view type story about humanity and its relationship to the universe. Herbert’s universe is set thousands of years in the future, and it soon…